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OPM staff testing for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several members of staff in the Office of the Prime Minister-OPM are being screened for COVID-19. Julius Mucunguzi, the OPM spokesperson has confirmed the ongoing testing of their staff. The decision to test the staff members was reached after two drivers in the OPM …

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Ministry directs educational institutions to pay staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has directed all private education institutions to duly pay their staff. Teachers and other workers in some educational institutions have reportedly gone two months without receiving their due salaries while several institutions had resorted to paying them lesser …

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‘Autocracy cannot solve challenges at Makerere University’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff Associations at Makerere University have described the recent night crackdown, and break into student’s rooms, at the institution as a sad commentary in its history. The staff leaders said that both the students and staff of Makerere University deserve better treatment, fair …

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Museveni asks public universities staff to resume work

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has advised staff of public universities to report back to work and allow him handle their salary enhancement demands. While meeting leaders of public universities staff associations at State House Entebbe on Tuesday evening, Museveni said that he wasn’t aware that his …

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Mak tribunal upholds decision to dismiss registrar over marks alteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University staff appeals tribunal has dismissed an appeal by Joyce Namusoke, the former assistant registrar in the school of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences dismissed for allegedly altering marks. Delivering the ruling, George Omunyokol, the Tribunal Chairperson said all evidence adduced during …

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Makerere University council quashes probe on suspended staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An emergency meeting of the Makerere University Council, a supreme governing organ of the University has rejected the committees established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committees halt their operations and hand over …

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